TODAY IN MIDDLE EAST BACKLASH: Things looked shaky for Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi, after his own security forces retreated from a few strategic locations.
President of Yemen refuses to step down, as police fire on protesters.
And Bahrain protesters have their eye on the country's royal family (and vice versa).

Speaking of working on an overthrow, Wisconsin Republican governor Scott Walker rejects negotiations on his controversial slash-n-crash budget.

An American imprisoned in Pakistan over a shooting turns out to be a CIA contractor. Whups.

Donald Rumsfeld: "Obama didn't deserve to win that Nobel Peace Prize." Rumsfeld doesn't deserve to be out of prison—and yet?

Colorado tries to figure out what constitutes "driving while high" for the state's many medical marijuana users.

Rescuers resume their search for a snowboarder lost on Mount Hood after a cell phone connection is re-established.

Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Showers on and off today and tomorrow, with a SNOWPOCALYPSE possibly heading our way toward the end of the work week. Oh, just go ahead and PANIC!!

And finally, in honor of President's Day, the Republicans have finally made their choice about who should run against Obama in 2012: LOAF DOG!


Be afraid, Obama! BE VERY AFRAID.